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ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

Ms Mary Barker MBE
Date: British, 1907 - 1999
Ms Mary Barker
Remarks: Mary Barker was reputedly the first female textile student at the University of Leeds. Barker went on to teach in Brighton and was involved with the Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, with particular involvement with the Weavers Journal. ULITA holds a small collection of weaves by Barker and her autobiography 'Tangled Threads'.

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